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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to disease outbreaks in congregate care facilities.
Catchline/Summary: Requires long term care facilities, conversion facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to adopt specified protocols and procedures regarding preventing and reporting disease outbreaks.
Requires facilities to have designated individual with specialized training to be responsible for carrying out infection prevention and control protocols. Requires Department of Human Services, in coordination with Oregon Health Authority, to communicate regularly with facility administrators regarding best practices and protocols and to notify facilities of elevated risk of disease outbreak in facility's community. Requires administrators and certain employees of facilities and adult foster homes to be trained in preventing and containing disease outbreaks and reporting disease outbreaks. Requires long term care facilities, conversion facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to have inspection by department of kitchen and other areas where food is prepared to ensure compliance with health and sanitation laws. Requires Long Term Care Ombudsman to notify licensing agency about any disease outbreak reported to ombudsman by residents or identified by ombudsman and to train designees on how to identify and report disease outbreaks. Applies to licenses issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2021.
Chapter Number: Chapter 592
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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